Business mission visits Angola, Mozambique and South Africa

9 November 2009

Brasilia, Brazil, 9 Nov – A delegation of 90 Brazilian business leaders, headed by Minister for Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Miguel Jorge, visits Angola, Mozambique and South Africa this week, officials said.

“The goal is to promote the increase of trade and bilateral investments in addition to exploiting possibilities of cooperation between Brazil’s manufacturing sectors and these states,” said an official Brasilia statement.

The forthcoming FIFA World Cup in South Africa “is a business opportunity in which Brazilian and South African firms unite,” added the statement.

The Brazilian business group, with representatives from the sectors of food, agro-business, energy and construction, will meet company chiefs from the three southern African states during the official visits. The mission is in Luanda from Monday to Tuesday, Maputo on Wednesday and Johannesburg on Thursday. (macauhub)